Abbreviations and acronyms

CBD – Convention on Biological Diversity
COP – Convention of the Parties
CSOs— Civil Society Organizations
DRC – Democratic Republic of Congo
GEF-SGP – Small Grants Program of Global Environment Facility GSI – Global Support Initiative (to ICCAs)
ILO – International Labour Organization
IUCN – International Union for the Conservation of Nature
NGOs – Non-governmental Organizations
OECMs – Other Effective Area-based Conservation Measures
UN – United Nations
UNDRIP – UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples WCMC – World Conservation Monitoring Centre (of UN Environment) WDPA – World Database of Protected Areas
WWF – World Wide Fund for Nature